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NBE to begin FNB Neurovascular Intervention; Invites Hospitals to apply

NBE to begin FNB Neurovascular Intervention; Invites Hospitals to apply

New Delhi: The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has introduced a new fellowship course in Neurovascular Intervention.

With the introduction of this new course, a 2-year Post-Doctoral FNB Programme in Neurovascular Intervention, NBE has now invited applications from eligible interested institutions/hospitals/medical colleges which fulfil the criteria as laid down for this programme by NBE for fresh accreditation.

Details of the minimum accreditation criteria are available on NBE website under the quick link “Accreditation Online”.

Indicative Outline and requirements specific to FNB Neurovascular Intervention

Candidates in possession of recognized DM/DNB Neurology, MCh/DNB Neurosurgery and DM Neuroradiology qualification shall be eligible for this fellowship course. Entrance and Exit examination shall be as per applicable NBE norms for NBE Fellowship (FNB) courses.

Aims & Objectives of the Programme: 


The goal of the training program is to produce Neurointerventionists with the knowledge, skill and attitude to diagnose and manage a wide range of clinical problems related to stroke, neurovascular diseases and Neurointervention.

The training includes:

  • Knowledge and skills of the emergency aspects of stroke and neurovascular diseases.
  • Competence in life-saving emergency interventions and appropriate use of various diagnostic tests, and interpretation of their results.
  • Competence in assessment, planning and executing treatments for various vascular lesions in brain & spine
  • Keep updated with recent advances in the field of stroke and neurointervention.


Neurointerventionists should have the skills to diagnose neurovascular disorders based on synthesizing information from clinical examination, investigations and imaging studies. They should be able to formulate a treatment strategy, communicate it effectively to the patient including possible complications and execute the treatment.

Specific objectives are as follows:

  • Recognize signs and symptoms of disorders amenable to diagnosis and treatment by Neuro Intervention techniques.
  • Perform basic neurological examinations to evaluate patients with these neurological disorders.
  • Understand the fundamentals of imaging, radiation physics and radiation biology.
  • Understand the pathophysiology and natural history of these disorders.
  • Know the indications and contraindications to Neuro Intervention procedures.
  • Be conversant with the clinical and technical aspects of Neuro Interventions procedures.
  • Accurately report diagnostic and follow – up Digital Subtraction Angiograms as well as Neuro Interventional procedures.
  • Discuss medical and surgical alternatives.
  • Be proficient in pre and post-procedure management of Neuro Interventional patients.
  • Handle neurointensive care management in consultation with neuro Intensivist.
  • Know how to prevent, recognize and manage complications associated with these Neuro Interventional procedures.
  • Integrate information available from imaging studies, pertains to the neurovascular practice.
  • Communicate effectively with doctor, patient and family.

Nature of the Programme: Post-Doctoral Fellowship programme (FNB)

Nomenclature of the Programme: FNB in Neurovascular Intervention

Programme duration: 2 years

Also, look at the  Eligibility Criteria for the FNB in Neurovascular Intervention Programme attached below.

for more details click on the link given below:

NBE grants accreditation to institutions/hospitals in the public and private sector all over the country for the purpose of training of candidates in various specialities and disciplines of modern medicine. The examination body administers the DNB Super Specialty Programme in 30 disciplines.

For all details, check out the page of National Board of Examinations at Medical Dialogues.

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